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SFE Safeguard Scientifics

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Proxy contests and exempt solicitations in last 3 years

No recent proxy contest or exempt solicitation filings from shareholders.

Vote support at last AGM


The annual meeting of shareholders (the “Annual Meeting”) of Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (the “Company”) was held on May 19, 2021. As of the Record Date of March 24, 2021, there were 20,943,777 shares of common stock outstanding and entitled to notice of and to vote at the Annual Meeting. The matters voted upon at the Annual Meeting and the results of the voting are set forth below.



Proposal I – Election of Directors



Shareholders approved the election of four directors to serve as directors for a one-year term to expire at the 2022 Annual Meeting. The voting results for this proposal are as follows:



NomineeVotes ForVotes WithheldBroker Non-Votes
Russell D. Glass 9,622,4383,992,7964,118,087
Joseph M. Manko, Jr.11,142,3432,472,8914,118,087
Maureen F. Morrison 8,709,4194,905,8154,118,087
Robert J. Rosenthal 7,125,3736,489,8614,118,087




Proposal II – Advisory Vote Concerning Executive Compensation of the Named Executive Officers



Shareholders approved, on an advisory basis, the Company’s compensation of its named executive officers, as disclosed in the Compensation Discussion and Analysis and Executive Compensation sections of the Company’s 2021 Annual Meeting Proxy Statement. The voting results for this proposal are as follows:



Votes ForVotes AgainstAbstainBroker Non-Votes
6,986,9826,523,123105,1294,118,087




Proposal III– Ratification of the Appointment of Grant Thornton LLP as the Company’s Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm for Fiscal Year 2021



Shareholders ratified the appointment of Grant Thornton LLP to serve as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for its 2021 fiscal year. The voting results for this proposal are as follows:



Votes ForVotes AgainstAbstainBroker Non-Votes
16,514,5191,173,28345,519------